International Vesak Festival in Washington DC on May 24, 2008


The 22nd Annual
International Vesak Day
May 24, 2008 (2552 B.E.), 9 AM-3 PM

Join Buddhists from temples of many cultures and traditions as we celebrate the Birth, Enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana of Lord Buddha.

Keynote Address by the Venerable Lama Kalsang

The 22nd International Vesak Day’s activities also include:
Offerings and circumambulations, prayers and homages to Buddha, guided meditations and talks given by Buddhist teachers from around the Washington, DC area, and food offerings by members of the participating communities.

Held at:

Sakya Phuntsok Ling
354 Prelude Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20901, (301) 592-9286
From the Beltway – Route 495: Take Exit 30, marked Colesville Road/Columbia Pike (Route 29 North). Drive 2 miles (about 5 minutes) and turn left on Prelude Drive. The Retreat Center is 2 and 1/2 blocks on the right. Ample parking can be found on the first two blocks of Prelude Drive or by turning right onto Oak Leaf Drive (at the second intersection on Prelude Drive.)
All are welcome. No charge. Free Parking. Donations gratefully accepted.

Please note, this is not a Guhyasamaja Center event.
Please contact the organizers for more information.

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